Cinematic Universes are the 'done thing' at the moment in Hollywood. Marvel started off the trend back in 2008 with Iron Man back, with DC Comics and Terminator soon following suit (although the later has since been abandoned).
Hasbro Studios have thrown their hat into the ring, as their president Stephen Davis has announced Transformers 5, 6, 7 and 8 are currently in the works as well as a TV series.
At a keynote speech in Cannes he said: “Well, you’re going to see a new Transformers movie coming from Hasbro and Paramount and Michael Bay and our other partners.”
“We decided that we wanted to plot out the next 10 years of the Transformers franchise, so we got together in a room over a three-month period of time.
“[We have] plotted out the next 10 years of Transformers. Similarly, we are doing the same in television and in digital. So stay tuned, Transformers 5 is on its way, and 6 and 7 and 8.”
Watch the speech below.
The last Transformers film, Age of Extinction, was a massive box office success, making $1.104 million worldwide, with a huge taking in China. Michael Bay is set to return as producer and director for the sequel.
These latest announcements come as no shock, as many other films studios have set out long-term plans for franchises. Marvel’s has been the most successful, having spawned off a number of TV shows and movies.
Transformers 5, as it is currently titles, has a release date of 2017
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